Herbs In the Nesting Boxes: Chicken Coop Series

Herbs are amazing for chickens and people, and let's not get me started on how many herbs I use daily. I know there's so many pre-dried herbs you can buy for your chickens to sprinkle in their nesting boxes, but who said growing your own would hurt? Herbs aren't to picky, just plant them in [...]

Fall is coming, the leaves are falling… and so are my chickens feathers?

Fall is coming, the leaves are falling… and so are my chickens feathers?

It's close to that time of year again when your chickens may start to molt. I've seen a lot of people on Backyard Chicken posting threads about their chickens losing feathers, asking if was an illness, but it's much simpler. By looking at the pictures, I could see that the chickens were molting. Molting occurs [...]

Nesting Box 101: Chicken Coop Series

Nesting Box 101: Chicken Coop Series

Nesting boxes are first up in my chicken coop series. They are the most simple out of all the topics I'll be discussing, and they're pretty straight forward. Basically, there needs to be enough nesting boxes for a few of your hens to lay at the same time, roomy enough for a broody, and the [...]

New Chicken Coop Series?!

Yes! I've decided to create a series of blogs about chicken coops! I think that your coop, run, and everything in between is really important, so I believe sharing this series will be highly beneficial to all you new chicken keepers! I'm newer at this myself, so I think it'll be a learning experience for [...]

What Plants Are Toxic to Chickens?

What Plants Are Toxic to Chickens?

Believe it or not, some flowers and shrubs are toxic to chickens! It's important to know what chickens can and can't eat before giving your flock any treats, so here's a list of flowers that are toxic to chickens. This will be helpful to know when it comes time that you would like to  sprinkle [...]